Archive for the category "family"

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Maritime Museum

January 15th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Maritime Museum was built around the RCMP vessel the St. Roch, a National Historic Site in Canada, in 1959. The building’s shape, reflecting the boats that surround it in the nearby marina and waters of the Salish Sea, tell of what treasures can be found within and make it a fitting subject for […]

SpongeBob SquarePants at the Vancouver Maritime Museum

January 13th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is hosting a special event for families to meet a popular character who lives in a pineapple under the sea. SpongeBob SquarePants will be in Vancouver for the first time ever on Saturday, January 17th to promote the new 3D movie, “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water”, which hits […]

January Events in Metro Vancouver

January 2nd, 2015 @ 11:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A new year is here as colder temperatures creep in and a hot chocolate at the Robson Square Ice Rink becomes a staple. Once the Christmas trees are recycled, settle in for a month of performing arts festivals, wedding fairs, and delicious dining events. This event is updated several times a week so you can […]

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Vancouver

December 22nd, 2014 @ 9:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s always fun to ring in the New Year with the ones you love, and if your nearest and dearest are too young to head to the hottest club party or themed ballroom bash, here are a few family-friendly options for saying goodbye to 2014 and welcoming 2015 all together: Family Friendly New Year’s Eve […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

December 17th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate the 21st annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on December 21st in three Vancouver communities. Presented by the Secret Lantern Society and Artistic Director Naomi Singer, this free family event (with some ticketed attractions) will illuminate the longest night of the year. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr These are festive celebrations of […]

Christmas Lights in Vancouver

December 16th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Growing up in Surrey, one of my favourite Christmas memories was when our whole family would bundle up and pile into our van for a night of Christmas light hunting. First things first, we’d stop somewhere to pick up hot chocolate that would warm our mittened hands, and then we’d always head to New Westminster […]

White Spot Christmas Day Lunch

December 16th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The White Spot Christmas Day lunch for charity is back again this year as management and staff at two locations continue a decade-long tradition of donating their time, tips and proceeds to the Richmond Hospital Foundation and Variety – The Children’s Charity. White Spot Christmas Day Lunch for Charity The Kingsway Vancouver and Richmond Centre […]

SPES Saturday: The Holly and The Ivy

December 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]